Low growing Cuban selection of Guava, with white fleshed fruits. This smaller variety can be kept as a shrub and can fruit in pots.Guava is a very aromatic fruit and grows outdoors in Coastal Mediterranean to Tropical Climates.
Cubano enano or Dwarf Cuban is a low growing Cuban selection of guava with white fleshed fruits. This smaller variety can be kept as a shrub and can set fruits in pots.
Psidium guajava is a subtropical tree from the American tropics. Now it is cultivated in many tropical regions of the planet. It is a small tree that reaches up to 2-6 m (5-17 ft) with a straight trunk, branched with hard wood. Its grey bark often desquamates and show stains. Leaves are opposite, simple, oblong or elliptic of green pale colour. Flowers are white, about 2,5 cm (1 ") in diameter, fragrant, growing solitary or in small bunches. Guava is able to take light frost and grows outdoors in Coastal Mediterranean to Tropical Climates.
Fruits are round, yellow-skinned berries of 15 cm (6 ") with white, yellow or pink flesh and plenty of seeds. The skin is edible too. Guava has a high content in vitamin C and it is available in spring and summer. It can be eaten fresh, used in desserts, and for nectar, juices, preserves and sauces
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